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Tag Archives: Fauquier County Circuit Court

Teacher suffered concussion in rear-ender, Allstate balked at diagnosis — $240,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was traveling from her home in Lynchburg up to see family in Maryland when she was rear-ended in Fauquier County. Plaintiff declined medical attention at the scene despite a small laceration to her forehead. She presented to the emergency ...

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No injunction against face mask executive order (access required)

Where plaintiffs challenge an executive order requiring the use of a face mask in certain settings, injunctive relief is denied because plaintiffs are “not likely to succeed on the merits of their claim.” Background Plaintiffs are a winery and, Strother, ...

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Defendant overcorrected, hit tractor-trailer – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was lawfully driving a 1993 Mack tractor-trailer while in the scope of his employment on southbound Route 29 in Fauquier County. At the same time and place, the defendant was driving a 2009 Chevy Silverado, also traveling southbound on ...

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Man attacked by heifer, thrown 30 feet into air – $1.2M Settlement (access required)

Client, a 60-year-old licensed plumber, arrived at defendant’s farm to estimate the cost of installing water lines for cattle. When he arrived, the farmer was extracting a dead calf from a first-calf heifer with a rope attached to a farm ...

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Charges tossed amid claims of prosecutor misconduct (access required)

After defense lawyers argued prosecutors unfairly influenced a grand jury, a Fauquier County judge dismissed seven felony charges against a former attorney accused of misappropriating client money. Prosecutors then withdrew two felony charges of making false statements on tax returns. ...

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